Preliminary annotated bibliography of the Lepidoptera of Africa Continent based upon the info-system of the Cesa. - Cesa Publ. on African Lepid. 26: 1-302. In this paper selected publications on African Lepidoptera are evaluated and listed. For this purpose contents of publications numerically evaluated in connection with 19 themes. Brief references for selected 20 families, separately for selected 20 states of Africa are given. Finally, an annotated bibliography composed of 2275 items are listed alphabetically.